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Early bird registration closing soon for Rainforest Retreat

Don't delay, book now. The early bird registration for the BRAIN Rainforest Retreat is closing on 13 September 2010. So book today and save. BRAIN has brought together a fantastic in-depth program all in one superb rainforest location. See details below.

Did you know that it's Weedbusters Week? If you want to do your bit, SOWN is supporting the Bowman Park Frog Habitat Group. Remove invasive weeds from the Frog Creek planting at Bowman Park Bardon from 8am on Sunday 12 September.

If too much weeding is barely enough, SOWN is having a weeding event at the SOWN Environment Centre from 8am on Sunday 3 October. We will be joining with the Community Garden volunteers for morning tea at 10.30am.

Glenn Withers, Ithaca Intact Coordinator Welcome Glenn Withers, Ithaca Intact Coordinator

Glenn Withers, a seasoned professional in environmental management and community engagement, has been appointed as the Ithaca Intact coordinator and...  

2009 BRAIN Rainforest Workshops BRAIN 2010 Rainforest Retreat

The Rainforest Retreat is coming up fast. If you can't make the whole weekend, you can now book for one day only. Saturday 6 November is $145...  

Eastern Sedge Frog Litoria fallax Frog Creek Weedbusters work bee

On 12 September the Bowman Park Frog Habitat Group is having a working bee at Frog Creek. In September 1999 the concrete drain was removed and...  

Billy Goat Weed Yoorala street morning tea (& weed)

The SOWN Environment Centre now has a lovely garden at the front constructed by the Baalangala group. In the park, the Yoorala Street Community...  

Peter Garrett Peter Garrett planting a great success

More than 50 SOWN members, campaign workers and media representatives descended on Lochinvar Lane, The Gap, on Ekka Wednesday, to plant a tree with...